Lenovo introduced a budget Android tablet with a cool design for $139
Although tablets are no longer as popular as they were a few years ago, manufacturers continue to update the range of such devices. Lenovo, known primarily for laptops, has just announced a new budget tablet from the Tab M series. The model is cheap, which will clearly interest many buyers.
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Average performance and stylish design
The novelty is called Lenovo Smart Tab M9 , it is a 9-inch device with an IPS screen with a resolution of 1340 x 800 pixels. The tablet is powered by an eight-core MediaTek Helio G80 processor, accompanied by 3 or 4 GB of RAM. File storage has a capacity of 32, 64, or 128 GB, depending on the configuration chosen.
Dimensions Lenovo Tab M9 will be 215.43 mm x 136.76 mm, thickness 7.99 mm and weight 344 grams. The tablet received an aluminum case with a stylish pattern, which is engraved on most of the back surface, which should provide a more secure grip on the device.
A 5100 mAh battery is installed inside, which can be charged with a 15 W adapter via a USB-C 2.0 input. There is a single 8-megapixel autofocus camera on the back, while the selfie camera has a modest 2-megapixel resolution. Out of the box, the tablet runs Android 12, but the manufacturer promises to update it to Android 13.
Music lovers will appreciate the 3.5mm headphone jack, Dolby Atmos certified stereo speakers, and expandable storage via MicroSD. Lenovo claims support for Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1. In addition, there is a screen display mode in reading mode, so that its color will resemble real sheets of paper.
Will have to wait until release
Smart Tab M9 is available in two colors: Arctic Gray and Frost Blue. The start of sales is announced for the second quarter of 2023, so we will not see it in the assortment of online stores before April.
Lenovo has priced the new product at $139.99 . For such a device, this is not much, so the tablet will surely find a lot of buyers.